Top Five Uses For That Old Globe Of Yours!

Perhaps you have a lesser quality globe that needs a new lease on life? Trade it in for a newer model (ahhemm we can recommend some great ones that don’t fall apart) … but don’t go tossing that old one.

Here are some ideas and overall favourites.

5. Half a globe becomes a genius planter for flowers. Either a hanging basket or else on a base indoor or out.

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4. Chalk Board Globes …. imagine the world how you want to. Chalk paint is fun and easy.

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3. A jaunty hat.

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2. A cheesy sentimental up-cycled gift to a loved one. With or without cliche quote. I’m a fan of mapping out places you’ve been or places you want to go.

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1. We love love love these ceiling lamps!! Major want.

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People Still Go Mad For Maps

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Globemaking has never looked so good…

Thank you to Hal Shinnie for coming by and taking some beautiful photos.

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Manual Labour :: Making & Making-Do

Tomorrow (August 27th) we will be in the window space at 289 Railway Arches, Cambridge Heath Road from noon – 2.30pm. The shop is being turned into a laboratory for the study of labour, skill and expertise with a lot of really interesting and talented people involved – click for more details.

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Dubbed! Il Fascino Peculiare Dei Mappamondi

We had a little visit at the studio from┬áRSI La 1 and the great Head of Map Collections – Peter Barber from The British Library – to talk about what they dubbed…. the peculiar charm of globes.

Click to watch us on Swiss-Italian TV!

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